Athens Launches ‘big Unit’ Chronograph Watch
Baseball pitcher legend Randy Johnson-The 6-foot-10 inch World Series champion, nicknamed ‘Big Unit’, he has always been a watch collector and an Athenian watchmaker. Super fans. Johnson has been an official friend of the brand since early July, and when he announced a strategic partnership with Patrik Hoffman, CEO of Athenian Watch, he announced the development of a new watch for the athlete, the Bit Unit. The number ’51’ on the bezel-Johnson’s number-this position normally belongs to ’50’. The small dial at 6 o’clock has the words ‘Big Unit’ and ‘Limited Edition’. The main color of the watch is black, with rose gold, red and blue elements appearing on the dial and bezel. The case is a stainless steel case with a black rubber coating, 45.8mm in diameter, and is water-resistant to 200 meters. Screw-down crown, sapphire glass and case back, non-reflective.
The Caliber UN-35 automatic movement is visible on the case back, with a 30-second chronograph, small seconds, date display and 42-hour power reserve. The watch comes with a black rubber strap and a folding buckle.
The Athens Big Unit Chronograph will be accompanied by a beautiful baseball-themed box and Johnson’s autograph. Pricing is $ 15,500 and will be available for retail in late 2012 or early 2013.
Technical parameters: Movement: Caliber UN-35, automatic; 42-hour power reserve function: hours, minutes, small seconds display; timekeeping function; date function case and strap: stainless steel case with a diameter of 45.8mm, black rubber Coating; non-reflective sapphire glass mirror and case back; screw-in crown; waterproof 200 meters; rubber strap, folding clasp dial and hands: black dial; small seconds at 3 o’clock; 30 at 9 o’clock Minute timer; custom red tip chronograph hands with baseball logo balance. Limited to 100 pieces